Thursday, October 18, 2012

batty for you (TAWS, RCC)


My BFF's little boy sent Flat Stanley to our house to see what life in Deutschland is like.  Here he is.

Figured I would make a card for his return to the US.  Wanted to replicate the "feel" of Stanley.  Can you say brightly colored?!?!?

Saw this inspiration photo at The Alley Way Stamps Challenge #13 and this freebie of theirs and had my idea.  Have you seen the Awesome Blossom set they have. So versatile and so my style.


So here's my card:


Printed the digital images onto kraft and colored paper.  Fussy cut.  And fussy cut.  And fussy cut.  Mixed up the colors of the bats a bit like those adorable little monsters in the inspiration photo and paper pieced them.  Some texture for the top of the card and a couple strips of kraft (stamped with zebra print that you can hardly see...) and PP also in honor of those little monsters.  I distress inked the edges of the card and bats and strips and swiped some Tea Dye across the dry embossing too.

I likey.  Thanks for stopping by.

Also playing over at The Ribbon Carousel #73 cuz this definitely has Halloween Spirit


Supplies Batty for you:
Paper: cardbase Buttinette, kraft and colored ?, PP Basic Grey
Stamps: digi Alley Way Stamps, Rubbernecker
Ink: Distress
Tools: impression plate Sizzix
Other: 

9 comments:

  1. Awesomeness. Flat Stanley will be in good company for his trip home. Love the row of battys and the embossed pattern up top. Great design. I think would fit at Simon Says too?

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  2. How cute! I love the bats and the embossing, and love that Flat Stanley was able to visit you!

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  3. Your fussy cutting was definitely worth it! So brightly colors and happy, with a great design too! He's sure to love it!

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  4. This card is delightful!! I love it's balance and the bats are so fun - I really want to imitate this one! Excellent work!!

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  5. Such a fun card in honor of Flat Stanley!! So glad to see you at The Alley Way Stamps BE Inspired Challenge.

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  6. This is super adorable!!! Love Flat Stanley...LOL!!!
    Awesome job with this Be Inspired Challenge! Thanks for joining us over at The Alley Way Stamps!!

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  7. Love your little bats Maria - FAB embossing too :)
    So glad you joined in the fun at The Alley Way Stamps BE Inspired!

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  8. So adorable!!! Love those multi-colored bats - LOL!

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  9. I love how you used the embossing at the top.. Thanks for playing with us at The Alley Way Stamps BE Inspired Challenge
    HUGS
    -Ali

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